Your remembrance on a lantern

Remembrances submitted by 11:59 p.m. on May 20, 2017 will be hand-transcribed by volunteers. Remembrances submitted from May 21 - May 28, 11:59 p.m. (HST) will be printed and placed on Collective Remembrance Lanterns to be floated in the ceremony by volunteers. * Submitting a remembrance here does not mean that you are reserving an Individual Lantern for the day of the ceremony.

Please note that if you reside in Hawaiʻi or near a Shinnyo-en temple or training center, we encourage you to personally handwrite your remembrances in person.

Ten Most Recent Submissions

To: Jonathan M Thompson
Not a day go by that I don't think about you. I love you and I always will.
Location: Honolulu From: Phyllis
To: Linden Jordan R. Quintal
Hi my son, You're so very missed by us all - me, daddy, your sis, gma, gpa...everyone. Yet with all the beautiful, amazing, love-filled experiences we've had, we know you're still with us. Just in a different way. I promise to carry you in my heart forever until we're together again. Love u 4ever
Location: Kapolei, HI From: Ana Quintal
To: Richard Chock
Not a day goes by that I don't think of you. I'm doing my best to take care of Mom. We are doing OK but it's not the same without you. Although it's been 7 years, I still miss you more than ever. Please continue to watch over us until we meet together in heaven. Love and miss you Dad!
Location: Honolulu From: Bobby
To: Our Mom and Mema
We miss you so much. Your journey on Earth was too short mom and Mema we cannot imagine what your pain was like here on Earth after losing your only precious daughter. May you be at peace and your spirits still shine. Peace and love towards humankind everywhere.
Location: Honolulu From: Chris Woolridge
To: Jack Ryan
My sweet brother, Words can't explain the depth of pain I'm in without you here with me every second of the day. It pains me that you and I won't be able to grow old together. I will never be the same person without your contagious smile lighting up the room. I love you with all my heart angel
Location: Kansas City From: Ava Ryan
To: Alastaire Kenric Allen
I pray that your in peace and no more pain. You will always be remembered, loved and truly missed by all. You left me too early in life. I miss our talks and your voice. You will always have my heart. Love and miss you always and forever! My love, My heart and soul!
Location: Pearl City, Hi From: Rae Chong
To: Helen and Sherman Meadows
Your family misses and loves you both very much. Lots of memories to get us through. Until we meet again.
Location: Crowley, Texas From: Patti Roberts
To: Alastaire Kenric Allen
I pray that you are at peace. You will always be remembered, loved and truly missed by all. I will miss our conversation and your voice. You left me too early but it is what it is. Your always have my heart my love! Its never a good-bye only until we meet again! Love and miss you!
Location: Pearl City, Hi From: Rae Chong
To: Elizabeth Paoa Cullen
A Sister, Mother, Wife, an Aunty, a Grandmother, Great Grandmother, a Christian, a fighter for all. We miss your presence and guidance. Our love extends upward to the Heavens and outward to those who remember you on this Memorial Day. We will pray and remember, and I will spread your word.
Location: Mililani, Hawaii From: Patrick R Cullen Jr (son) and Ohana
To: To the victims of Manchester Bombing
Goodnight my heart retreat with the sun The stars will shine your light In my dreams you will forever live in safety, love and laughter.
Location: Honolulu, HI From: Laura

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